Honda_Ridgeline_2006

Oil Pump

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Inspection



Check the oil pump components for wear or damage. The following measurements are the service limits:



Inner rotor-to-outer rotor: 0.008 in.
 
Housing-to-rotor axial clearance: 0.005 in.
 
Housing-to-rotor radial clearance: 0.008 in.
 

Removal & Installation



Honda Ridgeline
  1. Remove the bulkhead cover.
  2.  
  3. Remove the intake manifold cover.
  4.  
  5. Remove the drive belt.
  6.  
  7. Remove the power steering pump and the line bracket. Set the pump aside without disconnecting the lines.
  8.  
  9. Remove the caps from the front strut mounting nuts. Position the engine hanger adapters (VSB02C000024) with the FRONT mark facing forward, over the flange nuts.
  10.  
  11. Install the balancer bar (VSB02C000019):
    1. Attach the front arm (A) to the front head with spacer (B) and a 10x1.25mm bolt (C)
    2.  
    3. Attach the rear arm (D) to the rear head with an 8x1.25mm bolt (E).
    4.  

  12.  
  13. Install the support hanger (AAR-T-12566):
    1. Attach the hook to the slotted hole in the balancer bar.
    2.  
    3. Tighten the wing nut (F) by hand to lift and support the engine/transaxle assembly.

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      Fig. Balancer bar installation and support hanger



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      Fig. Engine hanger adapters installed

    4.  

  14.  
  15. Remove the timing belt.
  16.  
  17. Remove the crankshaft position sensor.
  18.  
  19. Remove the VTEC solenoid valve/oil filter assembly.
  20.  
  21. Remove the oil pan.
  22.  
  23. Remove the oil screen.
  24.  
  25. Remove the oil pump.
  26.  

To install:

  1. Discard the oil seal.
  2.  
  3. Tap a new seal into place until it bottoms.
  4.  
  5. Thoroughly clean and dry all gasket surfaces.
  6.  
  7. Apply a bead of RTV gasket material to the pump mating surface of the block.
    NOTE
    The oil pump must be installed within 4 minutes of applying the gasket material.



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    Fig. Oil pump installation

  8.  
  9. Apply all-purpose grease to the seal lip and clean engine oil to the new O-ring (A).
  10.  
  11. Install the dowel pins (B) then align the inner rotor with the crankshaft and install the oil pump (C).
  12.  
  13. Install the screen (D) with a new O-ring (E).
  14.  
  15. Install the VTEC solenoid valve/oil filter assembly, using a new filter.

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    Fig. VTEC solenoid valve/oil filter assembly

  16.  
  17. Install the oil pan.
  18.  
  19. Install the CKP.
  20.  
  21. Install the timing belt.
  22.  
  23. Remove the engine hanger.
  24.  
  25. Install the caps on the strut.
  26.  
  27. Install the power steering pump. Torque the mounting bolts to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).
  28.  
  29. Install the drive belt.
  30.  
  31. Install the bulkhead cover.
  32.  

 
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